Systems Administrator

cPanel

(Houston, Texas)
Full Time Travel Required
Job Posting Details
About cPanel
cPanel is a control panel designed for the web hosting industry. It provides hosting providers with automated point-and-click hosting platforms. cPanel was launched in 1997 by cPanel Inc. and its operations are based in Houston, Texas.
Summary
cPanel is looking for a well-seasoned Systems Administrator to join our team and help us run cPanel’s technical infrastructure.
Responsibilities
* Work directly with all cPanel team members to configure, deliver, maintain, and troubleshoot cPanel, Inc. server and network infrastructure * Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation and respond to unexpected system failures and network outages * Occasionally write small scripts and automation files to automate solutions for recurring concerns
Ideal Candidate
**Technical Skills** * Proficient with debugging Linux with tools like strace and/or tcpdump * Knowledgeable in network fundamentals including switching, routing, TCP, and IP * Comfortable writing short scripts in bash, php, python, ruby or perl. Perl preferred. * Familiarity with automation software like Puppet, Chef * Experience working with virtualization platform, say, EC2, VMware, or Xen **Education/Industry Experience** 3 years of Systems Administration **Experience** * Iterative Development- Comfort with Scrum, or other agile methodologies is a plus * Communication skills- Able to effectively transfer thoughts and express ideas written or verbally in individual or group situations; presents oneself clearly and articulates when speaking; checks for understanding * Problem Solving skills- Able to take a logical approach to address problems or opportunities or manage the situation at hand by drawing on one’s knowledge and experience bases * Time Management- Able to manage work time in such a manner that ensures the accomplishment of specific objectives; sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity * Attention to Detail- Able to accomplish a task with concern for all the areas involved, carefully monitoring the detail and quality of own work * Results Oriented- Has a concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal or external standard or objective * Interpersonal skills- Able to get along with others effectively
Houston, Texas
Skills Desired
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  • Debugging
  • Linux
  • Perl
  • PHP
  • Python
  • Ruby
  • Systems Administration
  • Automation
  • Bash
  • TCP/IP
  • Chef Software
  • Puppet
  • Network Infrastructure
  • VMware

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